Diabetes Foot & Ankle Center
Established in January 2000, the Diabetes Foot and Ankle Center is a progressive and unique program for New York City, based on a team model of healthcare. Advanced treatment and specialized care of foot problems related to diabetes is provided by an interdisciplinary team that includes orthopaedists from the Hospital for Joint Diseases Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. The mission of the center is to prevent and treat foot complications and reduce limb loss in patients with diabetes.
Patients have access to an array of services and specialists, including evaluation by an endocrinologist, orthopaedist, podiatrist, and plastic and vascular surgeons. The Center also offers on-site orthotic, prosthetic, and physical therapy services.